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Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin under military investigation, is no longer leading vaccine campaign

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading vaccine logistics at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), has left his post and is now the…

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Desperate to see his dying mom, a bus driver put out a plea. The response bowled him over

Aaron Wylie learned two things over the course of two searingly emotional days this week.  On Tuesday afternoon, he learned that his mother has terminal…

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Microchip shortage blamed for short supply of new vehicles, especially pickups

A lot that is normally packed with F-150 trucks at Performance Ford in Windsor has only two in it, and those are sold. “We’ve ran…

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CBC poll: Results give us an idea of who the vaccine hesitant in Alberta really are

This column is an opinion from data scientist John Santos. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. The day Alberta expanded vaccine eligibility…

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Lost Pacific grey whale swimming off the coast of Spain not likely to survive, says expert

A Pacific grey whale that took a wrong turn and ended up in the Mediterranean Sea has a slim chance of surviving, says a long-time whale…

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Aurora Cannabis speeds up cost-cutting plan as quarterly results see it deep in the red

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is on the hunt for savings again after reporting a $164.7-million net loss in its latest quarter. The Edmonton-based company on Thursday…

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Marineland sending 5 beluga whales to U.S. after aquarium overcomes legal challenges

Marineland is sending five beluga whales to the U.S. after an aquarium there navigated approval processes on both sides of the border and overcame legal…

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Bill C-10 doesn’t violate free speech rights of social media users, justice department says

The Liberal government’s controversial new broadcasting bill won’t infringe upon the free speech rights of social media users, according to a new analysis report produced…

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Former finance minster breached law in WE Charity scandal but Trudeau cleared, says ethics watchdog

Canada’s former finance minister Bill Morneau breached the Conflict of Interest Act by failing to recuse himself from cabinet deliberations on the WE Charity summer…

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The Tragically Hip set to perform with Feist at the 2021 Juno Awards

The Tragically Hip are set to perform with singer-songwriter Feist as part of the 50th Juno Awards broadcast on Sunday, June 6, the Canadian Academy…

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